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Pacing Guide for U.S. History (content units studied)

**You may also click on the link to Pacing Guide document on U.S. History Classes page to view the Pacing Guide for 8th grade Social Studies classes for the school year.**

Below is also a 'summary' of 'estimated' time frames for the school year and the content/units to be covered...subject to change as the year progresses, of course.

 

August/September:  Geography Review; The First Americans; Early American Explorers

September/October:  Patriot's Pen Essay Writing; Colonial America & Life in the American Colonies

November/December:  (finish) Life in the Colonies unit; Revolutionary War (War of Independence)

January:  U.S. Government & Civics Education (Articles of Confederation, A New Plan of Government, A New Constitution)

February/March:  Forming a New Nation; The Federalist Era; The Jefferson Era; War of 1812

March/April:  Westward Movement (Manifest Destiny)

April/May:  The North and The South (comparing); The Civil War; KPREP Review

May--End of School Year:  KPREP Review & Testing